General Information
  • Seven pencil/paper based subject exams.

Test Dates & Registration
  • Registration is available on the GRE website:
GRE Website

  • Subject tests are administered three times throughout the year: October, November, and April.
  • The test center will allow standby testing with required form and payment if sufficient space, test materials, and staff are available.

Test Day Information
  • Check your registration confirmation for details about the location of your test.
  • Bring valid photo-bearing identification with signature (e.g., driver's license, passport, etc.) and confirmation email.
  • Parking is available in the following locations:
    • Weekdays: 9th Avenue Parking Deck (1602 9th Avenue South; Birmingham, AL 35233). Enter the bottom level of the deck from 16th St. S. You will be required to pull a ticket to enter the deck and payment will be made at the “pay-in-lane” machine upon exiting the deck (Parking Rate: 0-1 hour $2.00; each additional hour is $1.00 to a maximum of $6.00 per day, per exit). Because tests may run longer than 90 minutes, we encourage you to avoid using metered parking. Metered parking is available on 14th and 15th Streets and University Boulevard, surrounding the Hill Student Center. Meters have a maximum time limit of one and a half hours (Rate per half-hour is $.25.  Handicap meters have a maximum time of two hours at the same rate).
    • Saturdays: University Boulevard Office Building (UBOB) Parking Deck (1212 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35223).